East Coast Weather

Tas
Thu 22:00 EST
Current Warnings
 

East Coast Forecast

  • Friday Cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 200 metres. Gusty winds and possible hail. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 35 to 50 km/h in the morning then turning W 35 to 55 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 15.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower in the late morning. Possible hail in the morning and afternoon. Winds W/SW 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 3 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 6 and 12.

  • Sunday Partly cloudy. Areas of frost in the morning, mainly about higher ground. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 2 and 3 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 15.

  • Monday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 4 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 16.

Issued Thu 06:25 EST

East Coast Observations

Latest Observations
Station
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
01:20 EST
WSW 2 6 9.7 3.7 8.0 66 2 0.0 -
01:20 EST
NW 9 15 10.1 - - - - 0.0 1002.0
01:20 EST
NNW 24 30 9.4 6.1 3.8 80 2 0.0 1001.0
01:20 EST
NW 13 15 10.8 7.1 7.6 78 2 0.0 1003.2
01:00 EST
- - - 8.8 - - - - - 1001.2
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